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Yianna Christophorou
Lecturer, Graphics Design, Visual Communication, Typography and Graphic Production
School of Humanities, Social and Education Sciences
Department of Arts
Academic Qualifications
Qualification Year Awarding Institution Department Thesis title (Optional Entry)
MA in Typo/Graphic Studies   2004 London College of Communication University of the Arts, London, UK         A deep exploration into food packaging design, with an emphasis on the functions and semiological significance of colour.
BA (Hons) Visual Communication-Graphic Design   2003 Middlesex University, UK       A critical analysis of food labelling focusing on the responsibility of the designer to produce honest informational designs
Diploma in Graphic Design   2001 Intercollege, Nicosia, CYPRUS      
Diploma in Business Studies 1999 Brighton University, UK    
Employment History
Period of employment Employer Location Position
From To
2010 Present European University Cyprus       Cyprus Lecturer Graphic Design
2006 2010 European University Cyprus   Cyprus Special Teaching Personnel Graphic Design
2005 2005 University of Nicosia   Cyprus Scientific Collaborator Graphic Design
Year Title Other authors Journal and Publisher / Conference
2016 Short Film, titled The Wonderland   Demetra Englezou Girona Film Festival
2016 Paper: The Wonderland Project –An Interdisciplinary Collaboration   Demetra Englezou 6th International Conference on Typography & Visual Communication (ICTVC), Thessaloniki
Date Topic International / Local Location* Role in Exhibition
2018 Poster Exhibition titled Design is…organized by the I Love Graphics Network Local Skali Aglantzias, Nicosia Invited participant
2015 The Wonderland Project(Collaboration of artists and Musicians to create animations inspired by the novel Alice in Wonderland) International Shoe Factory, Nicosia Invited participant
2013 Knownow ArtExhibition   Local Vladimiros Kafkarides Cultural Centre, Nicosia Invited participant
2013 6th United DesignsInternational Poster Biennial International United Designs-  United States (Missouri, St Louis)   Selected participant
2011 5th United Designs - International Poster Biennial International Limassol Selected participant
2010  32 Posters Against Poverty and Social Exclusion Local Kasteliotisa, Nicosia Invited participant
2010 4th Annual Young Cypriot Artists Exhibition Local Akamantis Exhibition Center, Nicosia Selected participant
Research Projects
Date Title Funded by Project Role*
2017-19 Interfaces an International, Interdisciplinary Project   Creative Europe Program Partner  
2017 European Project CSRC (Cyprus Science & Research Centre)       Partner  
Academic Consulting Services/Councils/Boards/Editorial Committees
Period Organization Title of Position or Service
2018 Ministry of Education and I Love Graphics Network     Member of the Evaluation Committeefor the National Poster Competition titled Like, αρα Υπάρχω    
2017 Consortium of the European Project CSRC Member of the Evaluation Committee for the National Logo Competition
2017 European University Cyprus and I Love Graphics Network   Member of the Evaluation Committeefor a National design Competition
2012-2019 European University Cyprus Member of the Organising CommitteeInternational Motion Festival, Cyprus  
2016 Ministry of Education and I Love Graphics Network Member of the Evaluation Committee for the National Poster Competition titled +κινησης
Awards/International Recognition
Date Title Awarded by:
2003 Brandhouse WTS Placement     Middlesex University, London, UK
2002 Shortlisted from the British Royal Society of Arts at their Annual International Design Competition in Structural Packaging section   British Royal Society of Arts
Other Achievements